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Domain Architect

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10040623 Location Orlando, Florida, United States / Burbank, California, United States / Seattle, Washington, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Feb. 21, 2023

Job Summary:

At Disney, we’re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from streaming, theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences.

The Enterprise Technology mission is to deliver technology solutions that align to business strategies while enabling enterprise efficiency and promoting cross-company collaborative innovation. The Enterprise Technology organization drives competitive advantage by enhancing our consumer experiences, enabling business growth, and advancing operational excellence.

You will be working in a complex, challenging, fast-paced and innovative environment, with other like-minded architects, engineers and product managers Our architects and engineers are diverse, smart, curious, innovative, solutions-oriented, respectful, highly collaborative and continuous learners.

Domain Architect is a critical technology and leadership role, accountable for technology architecture enabling Risk Management and Compliance

The domain architect is a strong technology leadership role within Enterprise Technology, accountable for architecting enterprise systems that enable the following capabilities for Employee Relations (ER), Global Ethics and Compliance, and Global Security :

  • Claims and investigation management

  • Intelligence and Threat Analytics

  • Security Operations

The Architect will:

  • Use Architectural principles to design highly effective solutions to satisfy business outcomes and requirements.

  • Ensure that solutions are fit for purpose, secure, scalable, flexible, highly performance, future proofed and cost-effective.

  • Design and document architecture at multiple levels (high level to detailed) and across multiple views (eg. conceptual, logical, physical, data flow and sequence diagrams).

  • Translating business requirements into conceptual and detailed technology solutions

  • Collaborate closely with other architects and peers across the organization.

  • Perform third-party vendor assessments.

  • Lead proof of concept exercises.

  • Keeping a pulse on the latest technology trend in the marketplace --staying current with vendor product offerings and emerging solutions; continuously learning new technologies with good understanding of practical usage to advance enterprise goals

Leadership Skills:

A self-starter, who can effectively navigate a complex organizational structure.

Establish and manage effective working relationships in a matrix environment with other departments, groups

and staff with whom work must be coordinated or interfaced.  Comfortable leading without necessarily having the overt authority to do so.

A person that can decide and act without having the total picture and is comfortable handling risk and uncertainty.   

Execution Skills:

With a proven track record of execution, the candidate must be able to deliver the technical solution by defining a clear vision of desired outcomes tied to business needs. 

Deep technical and significant risk management and compliance expertise will be essential.

Equally comfortable with executives, manager-level stakeholders, architects and developers


  • 12+ years experience architecting enterprise solutions

  • Expertise architecting and delivering end-to-end solutions

  • Experience with API frameworks delivering low-latency services on large datasets

  • Experience architecting and delivering data integration, ELT and ETL solutions

  • Experience designing and developing performance-optimized data models

  • Experience designing and developing data pipelines, both batch and streaming

  • Experience with Data Science and predictive analytics preferred

  • Strong communication and executive presentation skills; ability to communicate well to both technical and business audiences at the executive level

  • Experience defining Enterprise Technology strategy: designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures and implementing practical business solutions under multiple deadlines

  • Proven strong negotiating and consensus building abilities.

  • Proven delivery application portfolios inclusive of Cloud technologies and on-prem solutions.  

  • Preferred experience with automation technologies

  • Wide experience with a variety of Software Development Lifecycle methodologies

  • Thought leader in new/emerging technology and its application in business


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline. Master's degree preferred.



The hiring range for this position in California is $180,646 to $242,330 per year and in Washington is $189,646 to $253,880 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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